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Tue
28
Jun

4-H Hosts Cupcakes, Critters And Crafts Day Camp

Washita County 4-H hosted a Cupcakes, Critters and Crafts Day Camp on Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Washita County Activity Center in Cordell. Fifty participants were able to make and decorate cupcakes, learn about turtles, learn about photography, dig for fossils, make dirt buggies, and make crafts.

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Tue
28
Jun

Hise Judges SWOSU-Sayre Radiology Program Applicants

Cordell’s hospital administrator returned to his radiology roots recently. Cordell Memorial Hospital CEO Landon Hise recently sat on a panel of educators and healthcare professionals judging this year’s applicants to the Southwestern Oklahoma State University - Sayre Radiologic Technology Program.

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Tue
28
Jun

City Designates Area For Fourth Of July Fireworks

Birthday parties are always fun and that will be especially true Monday, July 4, 2016, as the United States celebrates 240 years. To help Cordell area residents celebrate safely, the City has designated the Gregory Sports Complex as the area where fireworks can be legally used, between the hours of 8 p.m. and midnight on the fourth of July.

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Tue
21
Jun

Plummer Again Votes To Break Tie

Tue
21
Jun

District Attorney Requests $25,000 Increase

Minutes of the June 8, 2016, meeting of the Washita County Commissioners, reflect a conversation between the commissioners and District Attorney Angela Marsee. Marsee visited with the ommissioners concerning the Estimate of Needs request for 2016-2017 for the District Attorney’s office.
 
Tue
21
Jun

Brewer Attends Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute

After being chosen as an alternate the past two years, in April Dakota Brewer was notified he had been accepted to attend the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute (OSAI) at Quartz Mountain from June 11 through June 26. Dakota, the son of Chris and Laci Brewer, will be a senior at Corn Bible Academy this fall.
 
Tue
21
Jun

Things To Do In Western Oklahoma

By Vicki Salley
 
Tue
21
Jun

Locals Attend Tech Trek Camp At Southwestern

Tech Trek—a camp designed to inspire girls entering the eighth grade to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)—was held June 12-18, 2016, at Southwestern Oklahoma State University (SWOSU) in Weatherford.
 
 
Tue
14
Jun

Rain Stalls Wheat Harvest

Combines were in a race with the weather early this week as rain threatened to halt a wheat harvest that was between 80 and 90 percent complete. With rain in the forecast for Monday and Tuesday, machines stayed in the field as late as possible Sunday night. “We finished up last night,” said a relieved Pat Price on Monday afternoon. “Great timing for us.”  

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Tue
14
Jun

Cordell School Board Approves Hiring New Teacher

Longtime Cordell High School teacher Monica Brinkley resigned and the local School Board voted unanimously to hire Jennifer Blocker as a secondary teacher for the 2016-2017 term. Ashley Griffith will take some of Brinkley’s classes while Blocker will teach some of Griffith’s classes.  

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